One day after the exiled former Black Panther Assata Shakur became the first woman named to the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorists list, we’re joined by another legendary African-American activist, Angela Davis, as well as Shakur’s longtime attorney, Lennox Hinds. Davis, a professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz, is the subject of the recent film, “Free Angela and All Political Prisoners.”
2 May 2013 –– Information Clearing House
Obama Moving Toward Sending Lethal Arms to Syrian ‘Rebels”, Officials Say
By Karen DeYoung
The officials did not specify what U.S. equipment is under consideration, although the rebels have specifically requested ?antitank weapons and surface-to-air missiles.
2 May 2013 — VTJP
International Middle East Media Center
Hebron Governor Meets EU Representative In Palestine
IMEMC – Thursday May 2, 2013, Hebron governor, Kamal Hmeid, held a meeting with the representative of the European Union in Palestine, John Gatt-Rutter, and informed him of the ongoing and escalating attacks carried out by Israeli soldiers and settlers in the Hebron district, especially Hebron’s Old City. …
3 May 2013 — williambowles.info
‘We Steal Secrets’: WikiLeaks and the US intelligence-industrial complex
The Seattle Times (blog)
Into this stew marched WikiLeaks and Assange in 2010. Despite antipathy for Assange himself, I admire his vision and skill at piercing the shadow world of government secrecy. As the film notes, WikiLeak’s first big expose – a military video showing a …
23 April 2013 — The Electronic Intifada
Israel’s occupation is airbrushed from the BBC’s coverage.
The American poet T.S. Eliot wrote that “April is the cruelest month.” The phrase springs to mind in April 2013, the month that a new director-general took up his post at the BBC and, within two weeks, had installed a line-up of hardline Zionists at the top of the world’s largest publicly-funded news organization.